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Private Tour: Ankara Sightseeing
"On this private tour you will have the opportunity to visit the following historic sites:Museum of Anatolian Civilizations:The collections in this museum place an unusual emphasis on the earlier of Anatolia's occupiers and start with an interesting exhibit of finds from the Catal Huyuk site often described as the earliest known human community in the world. Other highlights include a collection of tablets the translations of which remind you how little some things in the world have changed over the millennia.Citadel of Ankara:The Citadel overlooks the city and is the acknowledged symbol of Ankara. It is the oldest part of the city built either by Hittites or Phrygians people live almost as they did 600 years ago. The region was settled before 2000 BC.Ataturk Mausoleum:This mausoleum is the eternal resting place of Ataturk the founder of the Turkish Republic
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Private Tour: Ankara Sightseeing
"On this private tour you will have the opportunity to visit the following historic sites:Museum of Anatolian Civilizations:The collections in this museum place an unusual emphasis on the earlier of Anatolia's occupiers and start with an interesting exhibit of finds from the Catal Huyuk site often described as the earliest known human community in the world. Other highlights include a collection of tablets the translations of which remind you how little some things in the world have changed over the millennia.Citadel of Ankara:The Citadel overlooks the city and is the acknowledged symbol of Ankara. It is the oldest part of the city built either by Hittites or Phrygians people live almost as they did 600 years ago. The region was settled before 2000 BC.Ataturk Mausoleum:This mausoleum is the eternal resting place of Ataturk the founder of the Turkish Republic
From $81.00
 
Private Tour: Ankara Sightseeing
"On this private tour you will have the opportunity to visit the following historic sites:Museum of Anatolian Civilizations:The collections in this museum place an unusual emphasis on the earlier of Anatolia's occupiers and start with an interesting exhibit of finds from the Catal Huyuk site often described as the earliest known human community in the world. Other highlights include a collection of tablets the translations of which remind you how little some things in the world have changed over the millennia.Citadel of Ankara:The Citadel overlooks the city and is the acknowledged symbol of Ankara. It is the oldest part of the city built either by Hittites or Phrygians people live almost as they did 600 years ago. The region was settled before 2000 BC.Ataturk Mausoleum:This mausoleum is the eternal resting place of Ataturk the founder of the Turkish Republic
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Ankara's history

Ankara's names were: ANKYRA-ANCYRE-ENGURiYE-ANGARA-ANGORA-ANKARAThe history of Ankara stretches back to the (Hitites)Hatti civilisation of the Bronze Age. 2000 years before the time of Jesus, the...
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Turkish Wines

For the ones who want to taste Turkish wine I will recommend the brand and grape varieties. Kavaklidere, Doluca, Sevilen, Pamukkale are some of the big wine producers of Turkey. You can select a wine...
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Modern Ankara Background

As it is well known Ankara is the capital of Turkey and the country's second largest city after Ýstanbul. The city has a mean elevation of 850 m and as of 2007 the city had a population of 4 million...
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Ancient Ankara Historical Background

Ankara has gone by several names over the ages: The Hittites gave it the name Ankuwash before 1200 BC. The Galatians and Romans called it Ancyra. In the classical, Hellenistic, and Byzantine periods...
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Better than expected.

Turkey and Ankara in particlur turned out to be a much more pleasant place than I had expected. We went to view the eclipse in 2006 and drove for 2.5hrs to a remote hamlet to sit peacefully and watch...
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Shopping leisurely in Ankara

Tunali Hilmi Avenue in Kavaklidere is one of the liveliest areas in this city - you can find several shops, department stores, cafes/restaurants...It's Ankara's version of Rome's Via Condotti, NYC's...
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Going to the theatre

So, alright, the selection might not be as rich as it is in Istanbul, but Ankara is a city that keeps a theatre-lover happy :)Please keep that in mind that most plays are in Turkish. A list of the...
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Traffic

I did a lot of walking in Ankara and crossed and walked along many big roads. There was a lot of traffic, and pollution in the air. I tried to find smaller roads but it is sometimes better to take the...
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Village at the Citadel

Walking up the steps from Hisarparki Caddesi, through a gate in the wall and then through the park, and after passing a second gate I was surprised to suddenly be in what seemed to be an old Turkish...
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Sunset

From the park by the citadel (Hisar) there are great views over Ankara to the west, where the sun sets. Well, when I was there to watch the sun set it was not a very spectacular one, but I guess there...
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Park at Kale

After a day of walking around it is very nice to come to the park by the citadel. It's green and quiet, away from the noice and pollution of the traffic. As the park is just below the citadel it is on...
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Clean and nice city

What I like in Ankara is that it's a clean and green city with quite a lot fountains, and the people from here are really nice in comparasion to other parts of Turkey. (my opinion) In the picture:...
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Kemal Ataturk's Memorial

Kemal Ataturk's Memorial, Mausoleum and Museum - the memorial is on the top of a small hill. There's a bit of a walk, and then there's a huge set of steps up to the top of the memorial..This is a...
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Learn some simple phrases...

Learn some simple phrases pertaining to the Tea break and Greetings. Knowing some of the language even if its a simple greeting or call to have Tea will make a great impression on your Hosts. Walking...
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Top Hotels in Ankara

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Tahran Caddesi No 12, Kavaklidere, Ankara, Ankara, 06700, Turkey
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Noktali Sokak 47, Kavaklidere, Ankara, 06700, Turkey
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Karyagdi Sokak No 40, Ankara, Ankara, 06540, Turkey
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Bestekar Sokak No 29, Kavaklidere, Ankara, Ankara, 06680, Turkey
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Piyade Street 17, Ankara, Ankara, 06550, Turkey
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Cankiri Cad. 21, Ulus, Ankara, 11322, Turkey
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Top Things to Do in Ankara

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AnitKabir - The Ataturk Mausoleum

Ataturk is the "father" of modern Turkey, which tried to immortalize him in Ankara. His memorial is a big and austere ensemble, dominating the city. The tribute to the modernity he introduced in...
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Museum of Anatolian Civilisations

In a rather modern town, and after visiting the Ataturk Memorial, we were taken to the Civilizations Museum. I thought it was just another museum, to fulfill a couple of hours in a common city, with...
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Castle

From Şark Kulesi, turn left and you soon exit the upper castle through the southern gate Güney Kapı. This takes you into the more sanitized and gentrified part of the castle, a place where...
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Citadel

The old town of Ankara and its citadel are located on a hill just east of Ulus. This is the oldest part, with old Ottoman houses on narrow, quiet, twisting streets. Some of the old houses are...
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Ulus

The focal point of Ulus is Ulus Meydani, a small square with an Ataturk statue and lots of pigeons. Ataturk sits on a horse in this one, and a few gun-toting soldiers stand each side of him (they're...
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Atakule Tower

I like to see cities from above! When in Ankara you can do it for free up from the Ankara castle or you can pay 7,5TL and take the elevator on the ugly tower of Atakule that is located at Cankaya...
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"ANKARA capital"
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"the capital of Turkey"
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"Ankara - capital of Turkey"
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"Ankara - the capital of Turkey"
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"Ankara-The heart of Türkiye"
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